Body image

Body image

Women with disabilities challenge the body beautiful

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
April D’Aubin
Diane Driedger
Edition: 
Vol 12, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1992
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article is an examination of the pressures women are under to conform to an unattainable standard of beauty and the double impact this has on women with disabilities. 

 

 

Body image/body politic : a world without dieting

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Carla Rice
Donna Ciliska
Edition: 
Vol 10, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1989
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses weight preoccupation and alternatives to dieting. The effects of social stigma and the medicalization of women's bodies. Introduces the Toronto based program Beyond dieting, an alternative program for large women. 

Is there sex after childbirth?

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Theresa Pitman
Edition: 
Vol 9, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1987
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article explores a variety of women's experiences of sex after childbirth. Explores reasons why sexual energy and responsiveness has an ebb and flow within a woman's lifetime, especially during the post partum period. 

The ties that bind: women and footwear

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Anne Rochon Ford
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Vol 8, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1987
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article illustrates the health hazards of women's shoes. Tips on choosing a good shoe. Connection between diabetes and foot health. 

The ties that bind: women and footwear

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Anne Rochon Ford
Edition: 
Vol 8, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1987
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article ilustrates the health hazards of women's shoes. Tips on chosing a good shoe. Connection between diabetes and foot health. 

Breast reconstruction

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Lorna Zabach
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Vol 8, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1987
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses the pro's and con's of post treatment surgery. 

Under his thumb - teenage battering

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Patrica Gibson
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Vol 5, No. 3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1984
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses the problem of violence against young women in dating relationships. Highlights the ways in which experiences of teenage women in abusive relationships are unique and require appropriate attention and resources. 

Resisting womanhood

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Barbara Underwood Scharff
Edition: 
vol 2, No. 4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1981
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article outlines the authors personal narrative, follows her adolescent development, gender journey, fear of sexuality, experiences with amenorrhea, body image and coming into feminism. 

Thoughts on sex without science

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
B.J Richmond
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vol 2, No. 1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1980
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article is about the sexuality of women who have sex with men. Discusses The beginnings of gynecological thought and practice; A call to move from the symptoms-analysis-cure approach to a holistic approach. Encourages women to be their own experts; To think critically about their sexuality and how they feel about their bodies.

Looking my age

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English
Translated Title: 
Paraître mon âge
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Online
Author: 
Abby Lippman
Edition: 
To the Point - Guest Column
Publisher: 
CWHN
Publication Date: 
2012

Discusses how women in our culture are increasingly pressured to remove signs of aging (e.g. laser surgery to remove wrinkles).

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